Pigmented Purpuric Dermatoses

Pigmented Purpuric Dermatoses

Gonzalo De Toro, MD

Schamberg disease clinically shows clusters of pinhead-sized red macules image and barely palpable papules.

Several clinical forms are shown in this image: Eczematid-like purpura of Doucas and Kapetanakis image, lichen aureus image, and Gougerot-Blum disease image.



  • Pigmented purpuric dermatoses (PPD)


  • Capillaritis of unknown cause

  • Purpura pigmentosa chronica

  • Pigmented purpura

  • Pigmented purpuric dermatitis

  • Chronic purpuric dermatitis


  • Group of idiopathic disorders of unknown etiology characterized by petechiae and bronze discoloration of skin on lower extremities

Jul 8, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Pigmented Purpuric Dermatoses

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